Nimmo, Mets beat Phillies 3-0 in 10 after latest deGrom gem

Brandon Nimmo’s last walk-off home run came with Triple-A Las Vegas to end a 12-inning game in 2016. But current teammate Jay Bruce told him it only counts if you do it in the big leagues.
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Problem solved.

Nimmo launched a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning and the New York Mets got another dominant outing from All-Star Jacob deGrom in a 3-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.

Philadelphia dropped back into a first-place tie with Atlanta in the NL East.

In his final scheduled start John Miller Authentic Jersey before heading to the All-Star Game next Tuesday in Washington, deGrom scattered five hits over eight innings and matched his longest outing of the season. He struck out seven and lowered his major league-leading ERA to 1.68, tied with Dwight Gooden (1985) for the best by a Mets starter before the All-Star break.

There is no way we’re going to go out and acquire starters the caliber of a locked-in Kyle Hendricks or a locked-in Jose Quintana and guys like that, Epstein said recently.

As if on cue, Hendricks turned in his best performance of the year Monday, and Quintana did likewise on Tuesday. The Cubs will have to rely on that happening a lot more frequently in the second half while also hoping to get Darvish healthy for a playoff push.

The team will look to fortify Joe Colborne Jersey on the edges, especially in the bullpen, where the Cubs could use another left-handed pitcher. That has been a running theme over the past couple of years. They’ve traded for two lefty back-end relievers, Chapman and Justin Wilson, the past two seasons, and they’re basically in need of the same this year. Their look from the left side has changed since April, considering that Mike Montgomery is now in the rotation, Brian Duensing has been ineffective (and hurt) and Wilson has been somewhat inconsistent, with a 1.4 WHIP.

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